Clarksville, Tennessee Estate Planning Lawyers

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John W. Crow
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Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(931) 218-7800 512 Madison Street, Suite A
Clarksville, TN 37040
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
John W. Crow is the founder of Crow Estate Planning and Probate, PLC which focuses on estate planning, probate, and business planning.

John is a Clarksville, Tennessee native. He has been practicing law in Clarksville since 2009 after graduating Vanderbilt University and Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

John is married and has one son. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to the beach or mountains, reading histories and biographies, and biking the the Lewis and Clark trail. He is an avid competitor and loves college football and basketball.
Robert H. Moyer
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Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(931) 221-0010 408 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Probate
Syracuse University College of Law
I have practiced in the area of consumer bankruptcy, Chapters 7 and 13, for over 40 years. I also provide services in the areas of estate planning and probate. Contact my office for a free consultation.
Jordan Ashley Morris
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Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(931) 401-2450 215 South 2nd Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Civil Rights, Family and Landlord Tenant
Florida Coastal School of Law
Native Oklahoman, Jordan A. Morris, has been practicing law since 2014. She currently represents clients in Montgomery County and the surrounding counties in Northern and Middle Tennessee. Jordan specializes in civil litigation (contract disputes, landlord/tenant issues, personal injury), criminal litigation, family law issues (divorce, custody, paternity, child support, juvenile, adoption, guardianships), immigration law, estate planning (trusts, wills, conservatorships), and probating estates.

Jordan earned her J.D. in 2013 at Florida Coastal School of Law (FCSL). Jordan was the recipient of the Governor’s Merit Scholarship. She was recognized for her commitment to her community and education when she was awarded the Pro...
Brian Lee Hill
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Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(931) 320-9573 128 N. 2nd St., Ste. 101
Federal Building
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
135 Westfield Ct
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Military
South Texas College of Law
Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(931) 552-5670 215 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and DUI
Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(931) 647-5473 403 Madison St
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Collections and Real Estate
Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(931) 648-5538 112 S 2nd St
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning and Criminal
Clarksville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(931) 645-9900 127 S 3rd St
Clarksville, TN 37040
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Mrs Rosella Marie Shackelford
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Palmyra, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(931) 326-0997 2985 Patsy's Lane
Palmyra, TN 37142
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Mrs. Shackelford is a Indiana native who relocated to Tennessee in 1997. Her practice started as a general law practice in West Tennessee and in 2002 she opened her office Clarksville, Tennessee. Her primary areas of endeavor are in the fields of family law, children's advocacy, juvenile law, child custody, child support, and adoptions.
Jonathan Williams
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 256-8880 315 Deaderick St
Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37238
Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Social Security Disability
North Carolina State University and Nashville School of Law
Jonathan is a personal injury attorney in Nashville and is the managing partner of Larry R. Williams, PLLC. He handles cases all over Middle Tennessee including car wrecks, motorcycle accidents, large truck collisions, construction site accidents and many other type of negligent injury and wrongful death claims. Jonathan also represent businesses on day to day matters and litigates business matters and disputes. In addition, Jonathan manages the firm's Social Security Disability practice and estate planning and probate practice. In 2015 Jonathan was awarded the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbel. He maintains a 10.0 rating on Avvo and...
Crystal M. Etue
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Franklin, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 2 years experience
(615) 721-7983 202 4th Ave. S., Suite 202
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Southern University Law Center
Crystal Etue focuses her practice in matters related to family law, Probate and Entertainment. These areas allow her to incorporate two of her biggest passions; Arts & Entertainment and helping families in distress. Her services in the area of family law and probate include divorce, child custody, post-judgment modifications, wills and estate administration. With her experience as a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and TN Air National Guard as well as time spent working as a high school teacher, Crystal is uniquely prepared to handle family law cases with empathy, objectivity, common sense, discipline, patience, and a proclivity...
Frank J. Steiner
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(615) 730-6090 2200 21st Avenue South
Suite 309
Nashville, TN 37212
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Employment and Probate
South Texas College of Law
Jim Higgins
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(800) 705-2121 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
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Estate Planning, Elder, Employment and Probate
University of Memphis
Mr. Higgins is a Nashville native. He attended the University of Tennessee where he graduated with honors and returned to home to work with a large insurance defense law firm. About 17 years ago Mr. Higgins left the defense practice and created a firm that only represents injured victims and their families. To better serve his clients the firm is broken down into specific litigation groups, such as the nursing home neglect division and serious injury division.

Mr. Higgins is a member of the million dollar advocates forum, recognized by Best Lawyers and is a board...
James Lee Widrig Esq.
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(615) 417-7800 500 Church St
#250
Nashville, TN 37219
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney James L. Widrig, or more commonly known as “Jim Widrig”, was born in Upstate NY. in a small town called Yorkshire, NY. He went to college in east Tennessee at Carson-Newman College. After college Jim attended law school at Thomas M. Cooley in Lansing, Michigan.

Attorney Jim Widrig practices in all of Middle Tennessee and his main office is located in downtown Nashville. James Widrig founded the law office of Widrig Law PLLC in February of 2007 with the goal to fight for individuals during the most difficult times of their lives. In 2011 James L Widrig was voted one...
Larry Raymond Williams
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(615) 256-8880 315 Deaderick Street
Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37238
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Probate
Nashville School of Law
Thomas Walter Tucker
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(615) 244-4693 222 2nd Avenue North
Suite 312
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Workers' Comp
Nashville School of Law
I practice in the area of workers’ compensation, automobile accidents, personal injury, subrogation and insurance defense. I have successfully represented and defended employers, insurance companies, and third party administrators in many state courts and in the Tennessee Department of Labor. I consistently achieve successful results through trial verdicts, summary judgments and mediations. I have successfully recovered money from the Tennessee Second Injury Fund for workers’ compensation benefits improperly ordered by the Department of Labor.

In 2002, I earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Nashville School of Law. In 1993, I graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts...
Jesse Morris
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(615) 750-2939 202 S 11th St
Nashville, TN 37206
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
University of California - Berkeley
We strive to treat our clients like family, to make you feel at home and to know how greatly we respect and appreciate you putting your trust in us during one of the most difficult times of your life.

This is not just a business relationship. If I am your lawyer, I will be there with you every step of the way. I want to help you get through your legal issues and reclaim your life.

Focused on helping women, particularly those in abusive, dangerous, or unhealthy relationships.

Call for a free phone consultation now.
(615) 750 2939
Julie Travis Moss
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Brentwood, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(615) 953-1122 1608 Westgate Cir
#100
Brentwood, TN 37027
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
Loyola University Chicago
Julie Travis Moss’ practice areas include estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, estate planning, real estate, and related litigation. She also advises closely held business owners regarding general corporate matters. Julie has more than 18 years of diverse legal experience, including ten years as a general practitioner in Michigan and teaching legal writing at Vanderbilt Law School. With her depth of experience, Julie provides comprehensive services to meet her clients’ diverse needs. And with her depth of understanding of family relationships and dynamics, Julie is able to work with our clients to resolve their most difficult and complex matters.

Julie...
Joshua C Vincent
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Franklin, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(615) 656-5122 256 Seaboard Lane Suite F-101
Franklin, TN 37067-2894
Estate Planning, Business, IP and Tax
Southern Methodist University
Lisa Millican Ewing
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 244-1582 222 Second Avenue North
Suite 419
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nashville School of Law
Lisa Millican Ewing is Of Counsel for McCarthy Law PLC in the Nashville, Tennessee office. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from the Fogelman College of Business at the University of Memphis, magna cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration with an accounting major. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law graduating in the top 10% of her law school class
Prior to pursuing a career in law, Lisa founded the medical practice management and medical billing firm, MedAccounts, Inc. Upon graduation from law school, she established Ewing Law Office LLC and where...
George Angelopoulos
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Franklin, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(615) 422-7171 2550 Meridian Blvd.
Ste 200
Franklin, TN 37067
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Personal Injury
Nashville School of Law
George Angelopoulos is a dedicated Car Accident Lawyer located in Franklin Tennessee. The personal injury attorney focuses on car accidents, truck wrecks, dog bite injuries and premises liability. The accident attorney has offices across Middle Tennessee and accepts clients state wide. Text or Call 615-422-7171 for a free consultation. No fee until you win!
Timothy Louis Takacs
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Hendersonville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(866) 222-3127 201 Walton Ferry Road
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Estate Planning and Elder
Vanderbilt University Law School
Nationally-known in legal circles, Timothy L. Takacs is the architect of the Life Care Planning approach to elder law, which features a team of attorneys, nurses, social workers, insurance experts, public benefits specialists, and others who work together to help families deal with the personal, financial and legal challenges created by long life and disability. His innovations have transformed the way elder law is practiced in the United States. Takacs’ insights into the challenges faced by the elderly and their families have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The Tennessean and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance....
Roland T. Hairston II
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 428-7345 615 Main St, #104-A
Nashville, TN 37206
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Nashville School of Law
Every day, Roland T. Hairston, II helps individuals and families find resolution to their legal issues so that they can focus on their everyday lives. Literally, hundreds of individuals and families have benefited from Mr. Hairston’s services. Mr. Hairston graduated from the Nashville School of Law, where he finished in the top 1/3 of his class and passed the bar exam on the first attempt. Mr. Hairston graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a 3.75 GPA and a double-major in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. What sets Mr. Hairston apart as a lawyer is his personal attentiveness to each...
John Chadwick Long
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Gallatin, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(615) 451-0307 130 South Water Avenue
Gallatin, TN 37066
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Nashville School of Law
John Chadwick Long was born and raised in Pulaski, TN. In 1995, Chad graduated from Giles County High School, finishing in the Top 10 of his class. In the fall of 1995, Chad attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he graduated in May 2000 with a Bachelor of Sciences in Communications (Public Relations, major; Finance, minor). As an undergraduate, he was a member of the Student Government Association's Freshman Council. His greatest involvement was with the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity where he pledged in Spring 1996 and was initiated as a Knight and Brother in Fall...
Paul E. Tennison
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Brentwood, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 1 year experience
(615) 490-6020 750 Old Hickory Blvd
Building Two #202
Brentwood, TN 37027
Estate Planning, Family, Military and Probate
Vanderbilt University Law School
Paul E. Tennison has significant experience in the U.S. Army and international experience. Paul's legal background affords him unique inside into many issues confronting his clients. Paul represents clients in a broad range of complex legal matters. Paul has experience working in cases involving military law, defamation, intellectual property, family law,contested divorces, business disputes, wills, trusts, and probate.

Paul's extensive military experience includes four years at West Point, five years on Active Duty in Korea and Germany and four years as an officer in the Tennessee Army National Guard including a deployment to Poland. Paul honed his attention to detail and...
Jason Andrew Lee
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NASHVILLE, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(615) 540-1004 611 Commerce Street, Suite 2603
NASHVILLE, TN 37203
Estate Planning, Employment, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Claire Sawyer
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Brentwood, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(615) 953-1122 1608 Westgate Cir
#100
Brentwood, TN 37027
Estate Planning and Business
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Claire Sawyer has more than eleven years of experience in civil litigation in state and federal court. She concentrates her practice in the areas of business litigation and trust and estate litigation. Over the years, Claire has represented entities and individuals in a variety of tort and contract cases, breach of fiduciary duty cases, declaratory judgment actions, will contests, and elective share litigation.

Claire earned her B.S. degree from Samford University, cum laude, in 2002 and her J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, summa cum laude, in 2005. She is licensed to practice in the state of...
Emily Cannon Green
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Springfield, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(615) 380-8566 108 West Sixth Avenue
Springfield, TN 37172
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Vanderbilt University
Emily grew up in Springfield, Tennessee. After graduating from Aaron Academy in Hendersonville, Tennessee, Emily attended Vanderbilt University where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in Harp and highest honors in music history and literature.

Emily received her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School where she was awarded the Dean's Scholarship. While in law school, Emily clerked at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee and the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

After graduating law school, Emily returned home to Springfield, Tennessee, where she practiced with a local firm prior to co-founding...
Randy Ratliff
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Brentwood, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(615) 656-8282 5115 Maryland Way
#135
Brentwood, TN 37027
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of Kentucky College of Law
Attorney Randall A. Ratliff is the founder of the Randy Ratliff Law Offices, PLLC, in Brentwood, Tennessee. He is licensed to practice law in both Kentucky and Tennessee, holds a master’s degree in International Political Economy from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky. Since graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2000, Mr. Ratliff has practiced law in several settings, including acting as general counsel to a mid-sized national firm, a tech start up, and a foster care agency. In 2011, he founded...
John Brister Burns
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Franklin, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 33 years experience
(615) 630-0122 219 3rd Ave N
#2000
Franklin, TN 37064
Estate Planning, Appeals, Business and Tax
University of Mississippi School of Law
John and his team work hard to provide the residents of Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood with skilled representation in the areas of estate planning, business law, and taxation.
Rachel Christine Nelley
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NASHVILLE, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(615) 726-1200 618 Church Street
Suite 300
NASHVILLE, TN 37219
Estate Planning, Administrative and Health Care
Samford University
Mr. Robin J. Gordon
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
(615) 933-2435 49 Music Square West
Suite 505
Nashville, TN 37203
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Family
University of Tennessee College of Law
Attorney Robin J. Gordon is the founder and managing partner at Gordon Law Group. Since 1990 Robin has called Music Row home for his firm. He was first introduced to private practice as an associate with a well-known litigation and entertainment firm in Nashville, TN. During his early years he represented artists such as George Jones, Ronnie Milsap, Tammy Wynette, and Garth Brooks. In 1996, Attorney Gordon created the Gordon Law Group with a focus on entertainment law, small business dealings, and litigation. With his new practice, Robin continued to represent record labels, publishing companies, and influential musicians, songwriters, and...
Justin McKean Gilbert
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(615) 628-7778 4525 Harding Pike
Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37205
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
Santa Clara University School of Law
I have spent years delivering peace of mind, well thought out estate planning and asset protection solutions. I know how important it is to secure the future of your estate and finances. I have made it my mission to save my clients every dollar possible in court costs, attorney fees and taxes. With my expertise and commitment to excellence, your legacy is in good hands.

For me, it is about more than words on a page or numbers in a ledger. I want to understand what those words mean to you and how they represent your livelihood, values, and priorities. I...
Connie Reguli
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Brentwood, TN Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(615) 661-0122 1646 Westgate Circle Ste 101
Brentwood, TN 37027
Estate Planning, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
CONNIE REGULI is a mother, a grandmother, an attorney, a business owner, AND an advocate for change. Her law career started as a prosecutor of domestic violence and child abuse. In this capacity, she learned the tragic consequences of physical and emotional abuse in the intimate sphere of family relationships.
For over twenty years she has had a private practice defending the rights of parenting, families, and children against the intrusive interference of government entities. Her published case of Andrews v. Hickman County has been quoted many times as the Sixth Circuit’s clarification that the...
Russell E. Freeman
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Goodlettsville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years experience
P.O. Box 527
Goodlettsville, TN 37070
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Memphis
Russell is a lifelong resident of Goodlettsville, Tennessee where he currently serves as the City Attorney. He has over thirty years of experience as a trial attorney litigating and trying numerous jury and bench trials involving a wide range of civil issues in Davidson, Sumner and Robertson County. Russell treats every client as though they are his biggest and maintains a reputation for helping individuals in times of hardship and holding others accountable for their wrongdoing. He has many years of experience representing clients in personal injury accidents, car wrecks, estate planning and probate, and estate litigation. Beyond that, he...
Jon Daniel Long
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Lawyer
(615) 386-0075 302 42nd Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Construction and Family
Nashville School of Law
Long, Burnett, and Johnson, PLLC, is an experienced team of Nashville bankruptcy lawyers dedicated to helping clients find real, long term solutions to financial problems. We do more than just complete the necessary court forms and stand for clients in court; we understand that the best bankruptcy attorney in Nashville is one who educates people on how to improve their lives. Of course a Nashville bankruptcy is a serious matter. However, it does not have to be a wholly negative affair. This could be a chance to start over anew. Some people come out of the proceedings much better...
David Heller
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(615) 800-7096 2122 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212
Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Don Byrd
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(800) 705-2121 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Probate and Trademarks
Belmont University College of Law
Don is the main lawyer for the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate division. Probate is the legal process which happens after someone has passed, in order to properly and legally distribute assets, according to the will or state law. He drafts wills/trusts, assists clients in developing a comprehensive estate plan, and counsels administrators of both simple and complex estates through the probate process. He has been doing Probate/Estate for the entirety of his legal career. Mr. Byrd graduated top of his class at Belmont University’s College of Law and received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Music Theory and Composition...
Margaret Allison Thompson
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Nashville, TN Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years experience
(615) 620-4613 4525 Harding Pike, Ste 200
Nashville, TN 37205
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
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Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


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